PUBLISHED: 4:35 PM on Wednesday, July 2, 2008
What is the most exciting wildlife encounter that you've experienced?

"Getting caught in the middle of 14 humpbacks bubble net feeding less than 50 feet away." - Tiny

"I was fishing in Colorado when a black bear came within five feet of me crossing a log over a stream. The bear didn't want to get wet. I had to cautiously move away." - Mathew McBroom

"I was up close enough to touch a black bear up near the AJ mine. - Malcolm Tullis

"The locals in the Bay Area." - Andrew Maffei

"Eleven snakes in my pool in Atlanta, Georgia." - Ray Yates

"Seeing a humpback whale breaching out ... by Sunshine Cove." - Heather Sanders-Holbrook